LINKING PAN WITH AADHAR: Present circumstances: The Central Board of Direct Taxes recently requested that all taxpayers link their permanent account number (PAN) with their Aadhaar by March 31, 2023. (CBDT). Starting on April 1, 2023, the PAN will become useless for any noncompliance. According […]

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna: #GS II #Government Schemes and Interventions Topic Government Schemes and Interventions About: The PMGKAY initiative, part of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP), supports the disadvantaged in their fight against COVID-19. The initiative aimed to provide an additional […]

National Commission for Women

National Commission for Women: #GS II #Statutory and Non-Statutory Bodies Topic Statutory and Non-Statutory Bodies   What are the origins and goals of NCW? Background: The Committee on the Status of Women in India (CSWI) proposed establishing an NCW nearly 50 years ago to perform […]

Forex Reserve

Forex Reserve:  #GS III #Indian Economy Topic Indian Economy Foreign exchange reserves: A central bank may hold assets in foreign currencies as reserves, such as bonds, treasury bills, and other government securities. It should be emphasised that the majority of foreign exchange reserves are held […]

Fiscal Deficit

Fiscal Deficit: #GS III #Indian Economy Topic Indian Economy   The definition of a fiscal deficit is: The fiscal deficit is the difference between all of the government’s expenditures and all of its receipts (excluding borrowing). A fiscal imbalance occurs when this expense outweighs the […]